Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Whose Job Is It to Clear the Snow?

Whose job is it to clear the snow at a rental property? The tenant or the landlord?

A woman in London makes a case for a by-law requiring landlords to clear the snow from tenants’ walkways and driveways.

The OLA’s Jane Schweitzer called the idea of ignoring what is put in the lease ‘ridiculous.’

The OLA Brochure! Print it Out, Post it, Spread the Word!

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Top 10 List: Going to the Board

Thursday, September 10th, 2009
  • Don’t accept excuses for late rent: serve an N4 as soon as they are late
  • Follow directions exactly on all Board forms – 100% accuracy is a MUST!
  • Serve the documents by accepted methods as listed on COS
  • Pay attention to Termination Dates! Again 100% accuracy!
  • Don’t Go Blind: Obtain legal advice or representation prior to a Hearing
  • Make sure you have up to date evidence and records ready in triplicate.
  • Provide a copy of your evidence to the opposing party before your case
  • is called, preferably at the start of the Hearing Block
  • Consider mediation at your hearing – for a result that can’t be appealed.
  • Address the Member as Mr. Chair or Madam Chair
  • Show respect for the other party and the Board Member all times